How To Use A Blind Hem Foot
Hey everyone! This is Sarah with sewingpartsonline and today we're going to go over how to use the blind hem foot. This is the foot the pros use to make sure their hems are invisible. On this piece of fabric you can see (well I don't know if you can see), but there is a little white line right here and that is what this foot will do for us effortlessly. So, here is the
blind hem foot. This is snap on blind hem foot. You can see it has the little bar right there to snap on. This big white part is the guide. We'll explain exactly what that is when we start stitching. And this is the adjustable wheel. So, you'll move this and it'll make this part either go further in orfurther out. So, let's so ahead and install it. It's really easy, all you're going to do it remove the foot you have on,
and clip it on like that. That's all there is to it. So, let's just pretend that this the cuff of a shirt or maybe a pair of pants you need to hem. This is the raw edge you've turned under, turn it again, or you can just
serge this and not even worry about it. If your not going to serge, just turn it under twice And now all you do is take this hem part and fold it back just a little bit. So, this is part of the hem, this is thewrong side of the fabric, this is the hem, this is the part that our needle is just going to barely nip.
It's going to barely touch it. The least amount that you can grab it and still, you know, hold the hemtogether is what you want. So, what we do is put it under our foot. just start with the needle in the middle. And what we do with this adjustable blind hem foot is it allows us to
move the guide where we need it to be Right now, I would be grabbing too much of the fabric. So, I'm going to go ahead and figure out where iwant my needle to make nip it. I want it to nip it right there. When it zigzags over, I want it to just barely nip. So I can see right here,
How To Use A Hemmer Foot
Hey Everyone! This is Sarah with sewingpartsonline and today I'm going to show you how to use the Hemmer Foot. I'm also going to show you how to install it and a few techniques to make sewing with it a little easier. So, this is the Hemmer Foot and how itworks is your fabric feeds into this little funnel and itsflipped over twice. and they come in a bunch ofdifferent sizes and you can get them from a really narrow hem to a little bit larger.You can tell the size of your hemmer foot by flipping it over. You see this little grove
is going be the finished size of your hem.As you can see this one is really small so it's going to be a narrow hem. It's ideal for lighter fabrics because the hem is so small, but if you wanted to use thicker fabrics, just use a bigger hemmer foot. It's very easy to install we're just going to clamp on the little bar justlike you have your foot right now. Go ahead and press this button to release the foot you already have on pull it out of the way
and bring it right under the shank And there you go. Easy. The first thing you want to do is prep your fabric for the hem. So think about the width that your hemmer foot is. Mine is 18 of an inch So, I'm going to do that right now tostart off the foot. I fold it over once, and fold it over one more time.
And I can either finger press it down or you can use a pin and slide it in vertically to keep the fabric down. And this is going to be our starting point for when we get to the machine. So, here we have the fabric underneath the foot and we have our little hem that we did by finger pressing.
And now we have a little bit of our fabric rolling up into the funnel So, if your fabric needs a little help getting up there, just kind of push it to the side like this and kind of wedge it in. and pull it up a little bit like this. because this is pretty much how you're going to be feeding it. with these two fingers like this. It's going to need help going through the foot.
So, we do a couple stitches to start the hem. It will just go off on it's own. The important thing is to make sure yourfabric is going where you want it to go So, what i like to do is focus on keeping the raw edge right here onthis little corner